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TO HASTEN THE RIPENING PROCESS, PLACE THEM IN A PAPER BAG WITH A BANANA
20/04/2013
Choose tomatoes that have rich colors

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Saffron..the red gold
25/02/2015
Saffron is a spice that requires the cultivation of large surfaces and many hours of processing. Just think that in Italy the production is only about 500 kg per year..
PRECOOKED, CANNED OR DRIED?
21/04/2013
The easiest is to buy them precooked
GROUND SAFFRON IS USUALLY ADULTERATED WITH INFERIOR SPICES
20/04/2013
The best quality saffron has a deep red color, a honey like aroma with a delicate taste

THE BEST WAYS TO STORE RICE
19/04/2013
When you select a rice, it's important to know how it will be used
LOOK FOR A WOODY AROMA
19/04/2013
When purchasing fresh porcini, select mushrooms with firm stems and a rich, woody aroma
EACH MATURATION HAS ITS RECIPE
20/06/2013
Grana Padano DOP until 16 months: suitable for making dishes that require
STORING TIPS
15/04/2013
Homemade dried tomatoes should be placed in an airtight bag or
LOOK BEFORE YOU BUY!
15/04/2013
Select eggplants with smooth and firm skin and free of blemishes like scars and bruises
KEEP AWAY FROM OTHER FOODS
20/06/2013
Keep in a refrigerated environment at a temperature between 4ᵒ and 8ᵒ C
NO DIRTY KNIVES OR SPOONS IN IT, PLEASE
18/04/2013
Jam is preserved thanks to the high concentration of sugar which lowers water activity and acidity
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HOW TO STORE BALSAMIC VINEGAR
15/04/2014
The shelf life of balsamic vinegar is almost indefinite
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Why " farmer " peaches are tastier ?
03/02/2015
Who has tasted at least once a peach just picked from the tree certainly will not have forgotten the sweet taste and its thousand scents..
NO PIECE OF A SERIES IS EXACTLY THE SAME AS ANOTHER
20/06/2013
The Parmigiano-Reggiano is a product that still follows a handmade production process, therefore
BUY LEGUMES WITH A DEEP COLOR AND...
21/04/2013
Choose legumes of a uniform size so that they cook more evenly
GO FOR DEEP VIVID COLORS PEPPERS
15/04/2013
Choose peppers that have deep vivid colors, firm skin, and free of soft spots